2015 AIS Region 13 Fall Meeting, October 2 ~ 4

Date: October 2~4, 2015
Place: Hampton Inn by Hilton in Langley
19500 Langley Bypass, Surrey, BC V3S 7R2
Phone: 604-530-6545

The British Columbia Iris Society is very pleased to host the 2015 Region 13 Fall Meeting in Langley, British Columbia. Thomas Hobbs, an internationally known speaker on garden topics from Langley will be our featured speaker Saturday evening. Also featured on Saturday afternoon will be a two hour judges training program. The agenda for the weekend includes:

  • Friday evening: Registration from 6 – 10 p.m. in the Hampton Room (off the lobby area)
  • Saturday: schedule will feature: Breakfast Buffet from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the hotel lobby, then, in the Hampton Room: Registration from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Silent Auction 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Board Meeting at 10:00 a.m. followed by the General Meeting at 11:00 a.m. We will break at noon for lunch (on your own, the hotel has a great restaurant). The afternoon starts out in the Hampton Room at 1:00 p.m. with Coffee, tea, cookies and a two hour judges training from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The evening events in the Hampton Room begin with a no-host reception at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 5:00 p.m. After dinner Thomas Hobbs will speak, followed by hybridizers’ slides of their latest “kids”.
  • Sunday: breakfast buffet followed by the opportunity for registrants to drive to and tour Thomas Hobbs garden at 10:00 a.m. Details will follow.

Hotel accommodations will be at the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Langley. This is a fabulous local hotel with fine food, beautiful rooms, excellent service and hot buffet breakfast each morning. Our special group rate for rooms will be $119 Cdn (two queen beds). Other choices offered include King rooms at $129.00 Cdn per night. Please book your room by calling 604-530-6545. Be sure to mention that you are with the Iris Society and use the code ‘IRI’ to ensure you receive the group rate. The deadline for booking rooms is September 2, 2015 so be sure to book early.

Registration for the weekend is $62.00 US or Canadian funds. Please send completed registration form and cheque for $62.00 made payable to ‘British Columbia Iris Society’

In the United States:
Ann Booth
6117 150th Pl SW.
Edmonds , Washington 98026

In Canada:
Louise Hart
4681 240th St.
Langley BC V2Z 2M7

Please complete and return this section, along with your cheque for registration, to either Ann or Louise made payable to the British Columbia Iris Society:

– Name(s):
– Full Address:
– Email:

We look forward to welcoming you and know you will have a great time!

For those of you attending the fantastic AIS Region 13 meeting, there are going to be a lot of irises for sale in the Silent Auction and most of them from the highly successful Portland Convention. The Convention conveners are also bringing a box of the Convention irises for the British Columbia Iris Society and we will also probably sell them first come first served at the meeting. There will be lots of good things happening for the Irisoholic at this meeting.

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